During the 2022 Craft Malt Con Virtual Trade Show, Craft Malt Conference sponsors will present virtual Q&A sessions. Attendees can expect to hear from craft malting equipment manufacturers, malt quality testing and research labs, communications and PR specialists, and leading sensory experts. Learn more about this year’s conference sponsors here.
Sessions will be live-streamed on Crowdcast on the hour at the top of every hour from 10 AM to 5:30 PM Eastern Standard Time on February 24th, 2022. The trade show is free and open to the public.
- Gold Level – Kaspar Schulz, Malters Advantage
- Silver Level – Buhler Group, DraughtLab Sensory Software, Hartwick College Center for Craft Food & Beverage, Michigan State University Barley Lab, RadCraft, and Yingtai Machinery
TRADE SHOW SCHEDULE
All times are in Eastern Standard Time.
10:00 – 10:30 AM – Malters Advantage: Who We Are and What We Offer
Come to this session to learn what benefits Malters Advantage has to offer craft maltsters from company cofounder, Wayne Moore. He will introduce the key players in the business and discuss their capabilities. Finally, examples of past and ongoing projects will be shared to give attendees a vision of the scope and breadth of Malters Advantage’s industry experience.
11:00 – 11:30 AM – Production of caramel malt in a KASPAR SCHULZ drum malting system
12:00 – 12:30 PM – Yingtai Machinery
Learn about Yingtai Machinery’s drum malting systems from French craft maltster, Jean Girardeau-Montaut of AVOS MALTS. Jean will discuss their function and design, as well as what the buying and assembly process with Yingtai is like.
Harmonie Bettenhausen, Director of the Hartwick College CCFB will provide an overview of the lab’s services, research, and future opportunities. This session will be treated as an open Q&A. Feel free to come with questions!
2:00 – 2:30 PM – Buhler Group: RimoMalt opens a new dimension for craft malting
Bühler’s new RimoMalt is the solution small and mid-sized craft beer producers have been waiting for. It offers unprecedented flexibility – and brings investments down to an all-time low. Finally, craft producers can start off with very small batch sizes with an output that is easily scalable from 1,000 to up to 17,000 tons per year thanks to its modular system.
3:00 – 3:30 PM – DraughtLab: Malt Flavor and Sensory Analysis Tools/Education
A quick educational guide on measuring flavor, building a sensory program, and how flavor evaluation can help you describe and enhance your product. You will walk away with 3 steps on how you can get started today.
4:00 – 4:30 PM – Grain Analysis Options at Michigan State University’s Barley Lab
Christian Kapp will cover grain analysis options offered by the MSU-PREC lab. The lab also tests other crops such as cereals and grains for the specialty food market. Tests offered will be shared, along with other testing options.
5:00 – 5:30 PM – RadCraft: Messaging Your Malt
RadCraft is a communications company rooted in small grains agriculture. Meet our founder Emily Hutto, who will share some quick marketing tips for maltsters and some campaigns we’ve worked on to support the craft malt industry.